Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130589

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1985



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District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Malpas

National Grid Reference: SJ4848847267


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SJ 44 NE 2/40

MALPAS C.P CHURCH STREET (North Side) The Rectory


Rectory circa 1760, much altered externally late C19 and with rear wing and attached buildings demolished mid C20. Red-brown Flemish bond brickwork with hipped grey slate roof. 3 storeys; 5 windows. The front has a 3-storey projecting canted bay of 3 windows with 1 window to each side. Sandstone plinth; 3-course plain band at 1st floor; coved plaster eaves. Parapet removed. Lower side windows were Venetian; that to right survives, with stone case. Other windows were recessed small-pane sashes; 1 survives in each oblique side of central bay. Other windows mullioned and transomed. Upper storey of canted bay pargeted early C20 with inserted 4-panel casements and furnished with swept hexagonal spire with tiny hipped dormer. The 2 surviving sashes in lower storey and all upper storey openings have shaped-keystone wedge lintels (c.f. Drake's House and Cottage item 68 and Post Office item 60). 2 symmetrically placed ridge chimneys and a flush chimney on left end wall. The right end has small window inserted left of door, inscribed KWT 1883. All openings to windows (except mullioned and transomed insertion) have keystone wedge lintels. Projecting stone cills to all unaltered openings. The left (service) end has miscellaneous windows, some C18. Interior: Central front room of 3rd storey,receiled early C20, has brass plate on door inscribed "Reginald Heber, Bishop of Calcutta, of excellent memory, was born in this upper chamber upon the 21st of April 1783 + R.I.P.". Bishop Heber was notable both as missionary and hymn-writer.

Listing NGR: SJ 48488 47267


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Legacy System number: 55583

Legacy System: LBS

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